With harsh cold and snow forecast for much of the state in the next few days, officials in Ohio’s Department of Aging are urging precautions for older people who could be at increased risk of weather-related problems.
Many married couples claim they want to share everything with their spouses. But for some local couples, that even means military service.
Ohio State and Children’s Hospital combined will receive more than $4 million in recently announced federal stimulus money. The funds are designated for biomedical research.
Postal workers picketed the outside the main post office on Twin Rivers Drive today to protest proposed outsourcing and location closures. But Postal Service officials say that because of huge budget shortfalls, they don’t have much of a choice.
Most buckeye football fans expect long game-day commutes to and from the Horseshoe. But this season, Ohio State officials say local highway construction will cause even longer delays.
The City Center Mall’s days are officially numbered. The panel that oversees all downtown construction and renovation projects has approved the demolition of the vacant shopping center. The move is the next step in converting the City Center site to a park.
Cash for Clunkers ends today. The popular government program lets people trade-in their gas guzzlers for up to a $4,500 voucher towards a new, fuel-efficient car. US Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood is declaring Clunkers a success, saying the program resulted in 800,000 new car sales. But some dealers think the overall impact on their bottom-line will be a wash.
Most college students buy new or used textbooks and then sell a few or all of them back at the end of the term. But now some websites are offering a different way for students to get textbooks.
Thousands of Central Ohioans will lose their health insurance provider in early October. Officials at the Ohio Department of Insurance say Physicians Assurance Corporation is bankrupt.
In the Minneapolis-St. Paul area, which has the largest Somali population in the US, eight Somali men have been killed in the last two years, and authorities say they were killed by fellow Somalis. Local Somali community organizers attribute the deaths to a rise in gang violence. Now Somali community leaders in Columbus — which hosts the second largest US Somali community – are working to curb a similar rise in youth gang violence.